Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine


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Hae·moph·i·lus in·flu·en·zae type B vac·cine

a conjugate of oligosaccharides of the capsular antigen of H. influenzae type B and diphtheria CRM protein.
Synonym(s): Hib vaccine

Hae·moph·i·lus in·flu·en·zae type B vac·cine

(hē-mof'i-lŭs in-flū-en'zē tīp vak-sēn')
A conjugate of oligosaccharides of the capsular antigen of H. influenzae type B and diphtheria CRM protein.

Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine

Abbreviation: HIB
A vaccine created by combining purified polysaccharide antigen from the Haemophilus nfluenzae bacteria and a carrier protein. It reduces the risks of childhood epiglottitis, meningitis, and other diseases caused by H. influenzae.
See also: vaccine
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The report identifies the key trends shaping and driving the global Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine Therapeutics market.
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Contract notice: Contract for the supply of diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, inactivated polio vaccine, Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (DTaP/IPV/Hib).
The provision of diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, inactivated polio vaccine, Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (DTaP/IPV/Hib) to be used as part of the national childhood immunisation programme and deliveries will be required over a period of 1 year with an option to extend for up to an additional 24 months.
Efficacy of HbOC conjugate Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine in a study population of 48,000 infants [Abstract].
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